Mindfulness helps schools: There’s scientific evidence that teaching mindfulness in the classroom reduces behavior problems and aggression among students, and enhances their well-being levels and skill to pay attention. Teachers trained in mindfulness also show lower blood pressure, less negative emotion and symptoms of melancholy, and greater compassion and empathy.
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com…Changing Our DNA Through Mind Control?
Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment–and accepting it without judgment. Mindfulness is currently being analyzed scientifically and has been found to be a key element in happiness.
A number of articles I didn’t have time to review and post up dealing with the benefits of mindfulness
- Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation www.meditationupnorth.co.uk
- Colby Mindfulness | Community at Colby College … – WordPress.com
- Mindfulness and Leadership – Huffington Post
- Mindfulness Meditation Physically Changes the Brain – Truth-Out